SSC JE 2018: Important Dates, Eligibility, Application Process, Exam Pattern & Syllabus, Admit Card, Result

SSC JE Exam

SSC JE 2018 will be administered by Staff Selection Commission to recruit Junior Engineers of different branches (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical) for various Central Government organisations such as Central Water Commission, Central Public Works Department, Department of Post, Military Engineering Services, National Technical Research Organisation, Border Roads Organisation, etc. The exam consists of two papers – Paper I (CBT) and Paper II (Conventional Type). SSC works under the Government of India and recruits staff for various posts in Ministries and Departments of Government of India.

SSC JE 2018 Latest Notification – There have been a lot of speculations about the SSC JE 2018 exam schedules. The official notification is yet to come. However, it is expected that the Commission will announce the exam date on 15th December 2018. The submission of online application form will tentatively begin on 15th December 2018. The admit card will be issued 10 days prior to the commencement of the exam.

SSC JE 2018 Overview:

Exam Name

SSC JE (Junior Engineers)

Conducted by

Staff Selection Commission

Purpose

Recruitment to Centralised Organisations

Exam Type

B.Tech./Diploma

Branches

Civil, Mechanical and Electrical

Exam Mode

CBT

Official Website

https://ssc.nic.in/

http://sscold2.nic.in/

Exam to Be Commenced

4th Week of January 2019

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Available Application Forms

SSC JE Exam 2018 Important Dates

SSC JE 2018 Events

SSC JE 2018 Dates (Tentative)

Publication of Notification

15th December 2018

Online Application Form Availability

15th December 2018

Last Date for JE application Form Submission

7th January 2019

Admit Card Availability for Paper I

2nd Week of January 2019

Exam Date for Paper 1

4th week of January 2019

Result of Paper 1

April 2019

Admit Card Availability for Paper II

April 2019

Exam Date for Paper 2

April 2019

Declaration of Final Result

June 2019




SSC JE Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

SSC JE 2018 Pattern:

The SSC JE 2018 exam pattern consists of two stages – Paper I (Computer Based Test) and Paper II (Written Exam). The qualified applicants will be called for the descriptive paper. Let’s have a detailed look at the Staff Selection Commission JE exam pattern -

SSC JE Paper I –

Objective type questions will be asked from areas such as General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and General Engineering (Civil and Structural/Electrical/Mechanical). In the general engineering section, candidates have to answer the questions related to their subject selected while filling the application form. The total duration of the Paper I exam is 120 minutes. The online exam has a provision of negative marking scheme. 1/4th marks will be deducted in case of an incorrect answer.

  • Exam mode – Online
  • Total Marks – 200
  • Total Duration – 2 hours
  • Negative Marks – 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer

Subject-wise Distribution of Questions and Marks (CBT)

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Duration

General

Awareness

50

50

120 minutes

 

Morning Shift: 10 am – 12 pm

 

Afternoon Shift: 2 pm – 4 pm

 

Entry: 30 minutes before the exam starts

General

Intelligence Reasoning

50

50

Part - A

Civil & Structural

 OR

Part-B

Electrical

 OR

Part-C

Mechanical)

100

100

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SSC JE Paper II –

It consists of three sections – Part A (Civil & Structural), Part B (Electrical), and Part C (Mechanical). The test-takers have to select from these parts according to the post they have applied for. The exam will be held in offline. There is no provision of negative marking for the second paper.

  • Exam mode – Offline
  • Total Marks – 300
  • Total Duration – 120 minutes
  • Negative Marking – Not applicable

Subject-wise Distribution of Marks (Conventional Type)

Subjects

Marks

Duration

Part-A

Civil & Structural

OR

Part- B

Electrical

OR

Part-C

Mechanical

OR

Part-D

Electronics

300

12 minutes

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SSC JE 2018 Syllabus

The applicants must, at least, expect that the level of the Engineering questions will be that of Diploma (Civil, Electronics, Electrical and Mechanical). The SSC JE syllabus 2018 encompasses Paper I and Paper II.

Paper I Subjects –

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • General Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical) (Civil and Structural)
  • Part-A: Civil Engineering
  • Part-B: Electrical Engineering
  • Part-C: Mechanical Engineering

Paper II Subjects –

  • Part-A: Civil & Structural Engineering
  • Part-B: Electrical Engineering
  • Part- C: Mechanical Engineering


SSC JE Exam 2018 Eligibility

Nationality -

A candidate must be either

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 01 January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement in India or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Zaire, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia and Vietnam with intention of permanent settlement in India

Educational Qualification -

  • For SSC JE (Civil): 3 years diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent course from a recognised institute. 2 years experience in civil construction is desirable for some posts
  • For SSC JE (Electrical & Mechanical): 3 years diploma in Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical) from a recognised university. 2 years experience in electrical or mechanical engineering is desirable.

Age Limit –

While submitting the application form for the Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer (JE) 2018, the applicants must check the age limit of that particular organisation that they are applying for. Different organisations have different age criteria set for the exam.

Post Name

Organisation Name

Age Limit

Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical)

Central Water Commission

Up to 32 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical)

CPWD

Up to 32 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

MES

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

Farrakka Barrage (Project)

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

Director General Border Roads

Organisation

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical)

Central Water Power Research

Station

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer Naval

Quality Assurance (Mechanical & Electrical)

DTE of Quality Assurance(Naval)

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

National Technical Research Organisation

Up to 30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Department of Post

Up to 27 Years

Junior Engineer (Quality Surveying and Contract)

MES

Up to 27 Years

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Note: SSC would only accept the matriculation certificate or the secondary examination certificate to verify the Date of Birth.

Upper Age Limit Relaxation –

  • SC/ST (Code 01): 5 years
  • OBC (Code 02): 3 years
  • PH (Code 03): 10 years
  • PH OBC (Code 04): 13 years
  • PH SC/ST (Code 05): 15 years

SSC JE Exam 2018 Application Process

The SSC JE 2018 application process is self-explanatory. Candidates are required to apply for the exam only through the official website. The steps are given below -

  • Visit the official website of SSC JE
  • Click on the “Apply” tab on the home-page
  • A pop-up window will appear, select “JE” tab and click on the link to apply online
  • If applying for the SSC recruitment process for the first time, click on new registration.
  • Upon registration, the Commission will send a registration ID and password
  • Using the registration Id and password, log-in to complete the form. Enter all the details asked for in the specified fields, upload photograph (4kb x 20kb) and signature (1kb x 12kb), select the exam centre/city, choose for the post you want to apply and pay the application fee to complete the process
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page

SSC JE Application Fee 2018

The candidates belonging to the general categories are required to pay ₹ 100/-, while the female candidates, ex-servicemen, and candidates belonging to the reserved categories are exempted from application fee payment. Application fee can be paid through both offline (e-challan) and online (net banking/credit or debit card) mode of payment.


Other Details

SSC JE Exam 2018 Admit Card

The SSC JE Admit Card 2018 will be issued in the mid-January 2019, 10 days before the commencement of the examination. Candidates can download the admit card using the registration ID and password. Take a printout of the same as the call letter is necessary to get an entry at the examination hall.

SSC JE Exam Centres 2018

Exam Centres

Centre Codes

Port Blair

4802

Delhi

2201

Ahmedabad

7001

Jaipur

2405

Dehradun

2002

Mumbai

7204

Lucknow

3010

Guwahati (Dispur)

5105

Hyderabad

8601

Panaji

7801

Nagpur

7205

Allahabad

3003

Nizamabad

8602

Itanagar

5001

Bhubaneswar

4604

Pondicherry

8404

Patna

3206

Kolkata

4410

Warrangal

8603

Gangtok

4001

Chennai

8201

Vijayawada

8008

Ranchi

4205

Vishakhapatnam

8007

Imphal

5501

Bengaluru

9001

Kavaratti

9401

Aizwal

5701

Raipur

6204

Agartala

5601

Srinagar (J&K)

1007

Shillong

5401

Bhopal

6001

Thiruvananthapuram

9211

Kohima

5302

Jammu

1004

Jagdalpur

6203

Churachandpur

5502

Baramula

1002

Chandigarh

1601

Shimla

1203

SSC JE 2018 Answer Key:

Staff Selection Commission will release the SSC Junior Engineer answer key 2018 in the mid-May 2019. Numerous private coaching centres and educational institutions declare the unofficial answer key within a couple of days of the completion of the exam.

SSC JE Result 2018

The SSC JE Paper I result 2018 will be declared in the month of April 2019. Paper II will be held in the same month and the final result will be declared in the month of June 2019. The Commission will declare the result on the official website. The final result will be declared on the basis of candidate’s performance in both Paper I and Paper II.

Resolution of Tie Score

There are several instances of tie cases where multiple candidates secure the equal marks. In such cases, SS will break the tie applying the underneath methods –

  • Total marks in Paper-I
  • Total marks in Paper-II
  • Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher
  • Alphabetical order in the first names of the candidates appear

SSC JE 2018 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: When will the SSC JE 2018 official notification be released?

A: As per the tentative schedule released on the official website, the SSC JE 2018 notification will release on 15th December 2018.

Q: What is the exam date for the SSC JE exam 2018?

A: The SSC JE exam will be conducted in April 2019.

Q: What is the application fee amount for the SC/ST category candidates?

A: The SC/ST category candidates are exempted from the application fee.

Q: Can I pay the application fee offline?

A: Yes, you can pay the application fee offline through the e-challan generated online. Deposit the fee through the e-challan in the banks’ branches mentioned in the official notification.

Q: When will the SSC JE 2018 answer key be declared?

A: The SSC JE unofficial answer key 2018 will be declared by various coaching institutes within one or two days of the exam. However, the official answer key will be declared after a week or two of the exam. The exact dates will be known once the official notification is declared.

Q: When will the SSC JE 2018 final result be declared?

A: The SSC JE final result 2018 will be declared in the month of June 2019.


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